Did Alan Johnson Lie On The Andrew Neill Show?

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03b1c7c

You may recall Piers Corbyn’s interview on Andrew Neill’s show last December.

About 5 minutes in, Alan Johnson, MP, interjected that the House of Commons Library had confirmed to him that afternoon that 97% of climate scientists say “that climate change is real, that it’s happening and that it’s man made”

Curious to see where the Library had got this information, I FOI’d them as follows:

1) Was such advice provided by the Library to Alan Johnson?

2) If so, what is the basis for such advice?

3) If no such advice was given, what evidence does the Library have regarding Johnson’s statement?

They have just responded:

The Commons Library provides a confidential enquiry service to Members of Parliament to support them in their parliamentary duties. Written responses to these enquiries are logged. We hold no record of having provided the specific information requested.

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